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Latest update : 2013-02-27

No ban for DSK book

DSK didn't succeed in having a tell-all book by a former lover banned, but his lawyers did manage to oblige its publishers to sell an "insert" with it. Marcela Iacub's "Beauty and the Beast" has caused a stir in France since extracts of it were published in Le Nouvel Observateur last week. The magazine, the writer and her publisher also have to pay €75,000 in damages to Strauss-Kahn between them.

By James CREEDON

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2018-01-18 Brexit

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2018-01-17 Poland

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